Jeff Wittek’s net worth is estimated to be $2 Million. He is an American YouTuber, comedian, and hairstylist, known for being the host of the podcast called “Jeff FM”. As a barber, Jeff became an internet sensation and worked for the likes of Big Sean and DJ Pauly D.
Wittek rose to fame after launching a series of Jeff’s Barbershop on his channel. He created his self-titled YouTube channel in September 2009 and now has more than 3 million subscribers.
Following his success with his social media platforms, Jeff tried his hand at acting starring in the films “Declined Credit Card” and “Cra*y Drug Lord”. He was also seen in the web series “Stories from Our Future” which was released in 2019. Let’s take a look at the biography and net worth of Jeff Wittek.
Jeff Wittek’s Net Worth
Jeffrey Wittek was born on December 15, 1989, in Staten Island, New York, to American parents. He grew up alongside his brother and a sister, other than this, he hasn’t disclosed information regarding his family.
Growing up in a difficult neighborhood, Jeff developed an interest in becoming a hairstylist. As a teenager, Jeff started working at a local barbershop to pay the bills.
In terms of education, he attended Susan E. Wagner High School in New York City. Later, he moved to Miami, Florida for better opportunities. However, Jeff was arrested by Miami police in 2011 for drug dealing.
After being released from jail, he went to Los Angeles, California, where Jeff was involved in marijuana and cocaine. There, he used to purchase from LA and ship it back to New York.
Jeff Wittek Career
Aside from hustling on the streets, Jeff continued to work as a hairstylist from the age of 15. Later, his friends saw Jeff’s great skills in cutting hair and encouraged him to pursue it as a professional barber.
Upon his high school graduation at the age of 18, Jeff relocated to Miami to become a professional in his career. Soon, he got an opportunity to cut the hair of high-profile celebrities and athletes while working on South Beach’s biggest barber show named “Hall Of Fame”. Jeff Wittek accumulated a net worth of 2 million US dollars.
Jeff Wittek Biography
|Date of Birth
|December 15, 1989
|Staten Island, New York
|6 feet (183 cm)
|80 kg (176.5 lbs)
|Names Not Known
In 2010, Jeff was seen on season 5 of Oxygen’s reality TV series “Bad Girls Club”. Then in 2012, he launched his Tumblr account under the name “BehindTheCuts” and began posting content before it was deleted.
During that same time, he started watching content creators like King Bach, Logan Paul, and Rudy Mancuso. After being inspired by them, Jeff created his own Vine account in 2016 and started sharing his content in collaboration with fellow internet personality Rudy Mancuso.
Jeff Wittek had a big break when he was invited by “The Vlog Squad” to make content with them at the “1600 Vine” a Hollywood apartment complex. There, he joined popular social media stars including Lele Pons, Jake Paul, David Dobrik, and others. During this time, he was given the nickname “American Jeff” by The Vlog Squad.
Jeff Wittek has been uploading content on his YouTube channel since 2011. He created this channel under the name “Jeffzilla3000” which was later changed to Jeff Wittek. In February 2016, he posted a collaborative video with Anwar Jibawi, Jake Paul, and Neels Visser titled “SECRET HANDSHAKE”.
Wittek found success on the platform after joining David Dobrik’s Vlog Squad. He garnered more subscribers after launching his talk show called “Jeff’s Barbershop” in 2019.
His popularity continued to grow as he was regularly appearing in David Dobrik’s vlogs and challenges. Jeff’s partnership with David didn’t last long and he left the “Vlog Squad” by creating a “Jeff FM Podcast”.
On his podcast channel, Jeff invited some of the most popular celebrities including Trisha Pytas, Tana Mongeau, Mike Majlak, and Sofia Franklyn, among others. As a result, he amassed over 344k subscribers on his podcast channel and over 3 million subscribers on his main channel.
In 2016, Jeff had starring roles in the short films “Declined Credit Card” and “Crazy Drug Lord”. He followed this up by appearing in the 2017 short movie “Petting Scorpions”. Later in 2019, Jeff was cast in an episode of the web series titled “Stories from Our Future”.
Jeff Wittek established himself as one of the most successful hairstylists in the United States. He tried his hand at business by launching his hair care brand through a website called JeffWittek.com. This became a huge success selling over 5k products in the first week of its launch. From that point on, Jeff continued to build one barber shop after another all across America.
His social media followers eventually grabbed the attention of big brands with whom he worked. Wittek has done endorsement work for labels like
- American Express
- Old Spice
- Colgate 1st Phorm
Jeffrey Wittek Relationship
Jeff Wittek and American actress Cierra Ramirez began dating in January 2015. The two first met with the help of their mutual friend at a club. Later, the famous J-14 magazine called Jeff and Cierra one of the “Hottest Celebrity Couples of Summer 2017“. The following year, Jeff and Cierra broke up after dating for about three years.
In June 2020, Jeff Wittek suffered an injury that changed her life forever. His ex-friend David Dobrik swung in from a rope attached to an excavator that he was operating. David eventually lost control of the excavator and Jeff collided with it, smashing his skull and nearly dying as a result.
Jeff was hospitalized having sustained several different injuries with the worst being severe damage to his left eye. Over two and half years later he still has surgeries on the eye. When people asked what happened to him, he’d deflect and give several random explanations.
In April 2021, Jeff finally came clean about what happened with the release of his documentary series “Don’t Try This At Home”. Later that year, he filed a $10 million lawsuit against David, suing him for general negligence and intentional tort. Later, in January 2023, Jeff posted a picture on Instagram of him lying on a hospital bed after undergoing surgery on his eye.
Jeff Wittek Net Worth
Jeff Wittek has a net worth of $2 Million as of 2024. He first became a professional hairstylist and then launched his acting and YouTube career. Jeff succeeded in every profession he tried and earned a lot of fame.
Wittek makes most of his money from making content on his YouTube channel from which he earns $200 thousand per year. Additionally, he also earns from his business Fanjoy as well as endorsing brands and creating content on other social media platforms.
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